These classes include teaching, guided meditation, prayers and discussion. They are open to everyone. It is recommended to get the book.
Tuesdays ~ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Jan 23 to Jul 10
Sep 11 to Dec 18
Tuesdays at 7:00 to 9:00pm
Update: January 23, 2018 we will begin the section on meditation.
"...a detailed explanation of meditation, showing how by controlling and transforming our mind we can attain a lasting state of joy, independent of external conditions."
This new book by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso offers us deep insight into our mind and how it works. It is a practical guide to developing a light, positive attitude – showing how to recognize and abandon states of mind that harm us, and to cultivate peaceful, positive states of mind that bring us happiness.
In this course, you will learn how to replace negative states mind with beneficial ones. You’ll gain insight into the different types of mind and develop a deep understanding of meditation, bringing all you’ve learned about the mind into your practice. You’ll be able to use the insight you gain from the course to be happier, and to improve your life and the lives of others.
When: Class meets once a week, Tuesdays at 7:00pm
Cost: Choose either
- $12/class ($8 seniors/students)
- $60/month makes you a Supporting Member. For that cost, you get access to all the Tuesday night classes, as well as free access to all drop-in meditation classes, free access to many retreats at the center, and 1/2 price on all other events at Heruka Center.
Recordings: Recordings of the Tuesday night classes are available for the classes which you attend. These are $4 per class, but free for Supporting Members.
Begin new section!
Our Precious Human Life
The Preliminary Practices
Recognize, Reduce, and Abandon our Delusions
Follow True Paths
NO CLASS: US Festival
The Six Perfections
Yogic Direct Perceivers
Tuesdays from 7:00 to 9:00pm
Drop-in, September 11 - December 18
Kadampa Buddhism is a special presentation of Mahayana Buddhism that makes the path to enlightenment accessible to people of the modern world. At the heart of Kadampa Buddhism is the practice of Heart Jewel. This powerful practice of prayers and meditation enables us to tap into something truly extraordinary, something sacred and pure that is beyond this ordinary world.
Join us for this special, practical course where you can deepen your
experience of Heart Jewel, the heart practice of modern Kadampa
In the class schedule, page numbers refer to this book, Heart Jewel:
Introduction, pp. 3 - 11
History and Benefits, pp. 11 - 16
Offering to the Spiritual Guide (bring a small food offering)
Refuge and Bodhichitta, pp. 17-19
No Class: Fall Festival
Inviting the Field for Accumulating Merit, pp. 19 - 25
Offering the Seven Limbs, pp. 25 - 29
Migtsema Practice: Part 1, pp. 31 - 33
Migtsema Practice: Part 2, pp. 34 - 41
Mixing Our Mind with the Spiritual Guide, pp. 41 - 45
Migtsema Practice: Part 3, pp. 46 - 52
Close Retreat, pp. 53 - 67
Introduction to the Dharma Protector, pp. 71 - 73
Previous Incarnations of the Dharma Protector, pp. 75 - 87
The Nature and Function of the Dharma Protector, pp. 89 - 98
Location ~ Fort Collins
Heruka Buddhist Center
149 W Harvard St, Suite 102
Fort Collins, CO 80525
We are just off of College Ave. Harvard is two lights north of the mall, or the first light south of Drake. Go west one block to McClelland, turn south, and then immediately turn into the parking lot.
NOTE: Parking is on the south side of the building, and entrance is not from Harvard St., but McClelland Dr.